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Banfield (E.): Antique Barometers: An Illustrated Survey

Banfield (E.): Antique Barometers: An Illustrated Survey
NEW. 149 pages, illustrated, 2nd edition, 2008. An enlarged edition which is a comprehensive introduction to the English domestic barometer. Card covers. (Ref: N19)
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Banfield (E.): Antique Barometers
O/P. 118 pages, 118 illus., 1st edition, reprinted 1977. A popular, and good, introduction to English domestic barometers and barographs. A good copy (but last page of index is missing) now nicely hardbound with gilt lettering to front. (Ref: K336 - J1)

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Banfield (E.): Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660 - 1900

Banfield (E.): Barometer Makers and Retailers 1660 - 1900
NEW. 246 pages, a few illustrations, 2000. A very useful listing of barometer makers and reailers. Also useful for dating Victorian clocks and scientific instruments sold by the same retailers after 1850. Soft covers. (Ref: N20)
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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Aneroid and Barographs

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Aneroid and Barographs
NEW. 151 pages, 130 illus., reprinted 1996. The history of domestic, marine and mountain barometers, barographs, storm glasses, and weather houses. With dust jacket. (Ref: N21)
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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Aneroid and Barographs
S/H. 151 pages, 130 illus., 1985. The history of domestic, marine and mountain barometers, barographs, storm glasses and weather houses. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1086 - W1)

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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube
NEW. 246 pages, 296 illus. First published 1985, reprinted 1996. The history and development of the stick barometer including domestic marine, station, Fitzroy and angle barometers. With dust jacket. (Ref: N22)
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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Stick or Cistern Tube
S/H. 246 pages, 296 illus., 1985. The history and development of the stick barometer including domestic, marine, station, Fitzroy and angle barometers. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1087 - P2)

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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Wheel or Banjo

Banfield (E.): Barometers - Wheel or Banjo
NEW. 150 pages, 165 illustrations, 1985 reprinted 1999. The history and development of wheel barometers from 1663 to about 1900. With dust jacket. (Ref: N23)
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Banfield (E.): Barometers - Wheel or Banjo
S/H. 150 pages, 165 illustrations, 1985. The history & development of wheel barometers from 1663 to about 1900. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K881 - P2)

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Banfield (E.): The Banfield Family Collection of Barometers

Banfield (E.): The Banfield Family Collection of Barometers
NEW. 9 pages of text, 313 photographs, 14 pages of descriptions. A well illustrated survey of a large collection of barometers and barographs of all types. Each item is described and an estimate of date given. Card covers. (Ref: N426)
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Banfield (E.): The Italian Influence on English Barometers from 1780

Banfield (E.): The Italian Influence on English Barometers from 1780
NEW. 160 pages, 193 illustrations, 1993. A detailed investigation on the origins and background of the early Italian migrant barometer makers, with chapters on important makers including Negretti & Zambra. Soft covers. (Ref: N427)
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Bell (G.H.) & Bell (E.F.):  Old English Barometers

Bell (G.H.) & Bell (E.F.): Old English Barometers
O/P. 42 pages, 40 plates, 1st and only edition, 1952. The first good book on barometers, still respected and now hard to find. A very good copy with very good dust jacket.

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(Ref: K734 - E1)
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Belville (J.H.): Mid-Nineteenth Century Barometers: Being a Reprint of Manual of the Mercurial and Aneroid Barometers (1858) to which is appended The Aneroid Barometer, How to Buy it and Use it. (1849)
O/P. 54 pages, 2 figs.; 32 pages, 12 figs., 1975. An interesting book for barometer and weather enthusiasts. Good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3424 - P1)

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Bolle (B.): Barometers
O/P. 255 pages, 290 figs., English edition, 1982. A good general guide to mercury and aneroid barometers, barographs and sympiesometers. A good copy (light foxing to first few pages) with good dust jacket (faded to spine). (Ref: K1097 - H2)

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Clarke (T.N.), Morrison-Low (A.D.) & Simpson (A.D.C.): Brass & Glass, Scientific Instrument Making Workshops in Scotland
O/P. 320 pages, illustrated, 1989. An excellent book, the result of many years of detailed research and of great use to clock enthusiasts for its chapters on the chronometer makers Alexander Dobbie, Duncan McGregor, Kelvin White, and Whyte Thomson & Co. Barometer collectors will want this book for its information about Alexander Adie and his successors including English branches of the business. Sundial enthusiasts are not forgotten, there is a chapter on Richard Melville and his slate sundials. Recommended reading. A fine copy with previous owner's stamp inside front cover. Soft covers. (Ref: K2093 - H1)

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Collins (P.R.): Aneroid Barometers and Their Restoration

Collins (P.R.): Aneroid Barometers and Their Restoration
NEW. 212 pages, illus., 1998. A very comprehensive book on pocket and wall mounted aneroid barometers from their beginnings in 1844 to the late 20th century. The book includes information on the Bourdon and Vidi designs as well as altimeter and surveying variants. With dust jacket. (Ref: N79)
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Collins (P.R.): Barographs

Collins (P.R.): Barographs
NEW. 146 pages, well illustrated in b&w, 2002. An excellent book illustrating the development of mercury and aneroid barographs from their origins until today. The book is very useful for dating barographs and also has a chapter on their maintenance. Card covers. (Ref: N428)
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Collins (P.R.): Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters

Collins (P.R.): Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters
NEW. 103 pages, illustrated, 2004. A fascinating collection of strange weather instruments including the weather glass, the shark oil barometer, the weather house, the Tempest Prognosticator, the use of frogs, and many, many more!! Card covers. (Ref: N429)
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Collins (P.R.): Bizarre Barometers and Other Unusual Weather Forecasters
S/H. 103 pages, illustrated, 2004. A fascinating collection of strange weather instruments including the weather glass, the shark oil barometer, the weather house, the Tempest Prognosticator, the use of frogs, and many, many more!! Fine copy, soft covers. (Ref: K4093 - L1)

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Collins (P.R.): Care and Restoration of Barometers

Collins (P.R.): Care and Restoration of Barometers
NEW. 152 pages, 175 illustrations, 2nd edition, 2016. A much enlarged, and very useful book on the repair and restoration of barometers (stick and wheel) from dismantling, refurbishing the case and refilling of the tube with mercury. The book also gives advice on aneroid barometers, barographs and the general handling and maintenance of barometers. Written by an experienced restorer. Soft covers. (Ref: N4157)
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